04.14.10 - As the crew on orbit took an afternoon break, teams on the ground continued troubleshooting problems with a jammed cooling system valve, assessing options and developing plans for a possible fourth spacewalk.
04.14.10 - With transfer of equipment, experiments and supplies between the two spacecraft virtually complete, Discovery and International Space Station crew members got the afternoon off.
04.13.10 - Space shuttle Discovery Mission Specialists Rick Mastracchio and Clayton Anderson completed the replacement of a depleted ammonia coolant tank on the International Space Station, finishing the complex three-spacewalk process.
04.13.10 - The astronauts and cosmonauts on space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station will wrap up the transfer of equipment and science experiments between the two vehicles, join for the traditional crew news conference with reporters at the NASA centers and in Russia and take some time off to enjoy the view.
04.12.10 - Spacewalkers Rick Mastracchio and Clayton Anderson will begin the third and final spacewalk of the mission, finishing the installation of a new ammonia tank for the International Space Station’s cooling systems and continuing transfers equipment and supplies.
04.12.10 - After a morning off, Discovery astronauts got back to work moving equipment and supplies to and from the International Space Station and preparing for Tuesday’s spacewalk, the third and last planned for their mission.
04.11.10 - Astronauts on space shuttle Discovery will enjoy some well-deserved off-duty time in the morning, then continue to transfer items from the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module and prepare for the final spacewalk of the mission in the afternoon.
04.10.10 - Moving equipment and supplies brought to the International Space Station by Discovery, preparation for the mission’s second spacewalk on Sunday and chats with media representatives and students filled much of the crews’ day.
04.10.10 - Mission Specialists Clay Anderson and Rick Mastracchio have begun final preparations for the second spacewalk of this mission, planned for 1:16 a.m. CDT.
04.09.10 - Upon waking, the seven astronauts onboard Discovery and the International Space Station’s Expedition 23 crew learned the mission would be extended one day to allow for a docked inspection of the shuttle’s thermal protection system.
04.08.10 - Mission Specialists Clayton Anderson and Rick Mastracchio will leave the Quest airlock after midnight for the mission’s first spacewalk to prepare a new ammonia tank and gyro assembly for the International Space Station and to retrieve a science experiment from the station’s porch, the Japanese Kibo Laboratory’s exposed facility.
04.08.10 - It was moving day aboard the International Space Station as the Leonardo Multipurpose Logistics Module was relocated from Discovery’s payload bay to a port on the Harmony node at 11:24 CDT Wednesday night.
04.07.10 - Discovery’s crew is ready to lift the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module from the shuttle’s payload bay, mate it to the International Space Station’s Harmony module, and begin unpacking the 21-foot-long, 15-foot-wide moving van.
04.05.10 - Space shuttle Discovery lit up Florida's Space Coast sky about 45 minutes before sunrise Monday with a 6:21 a.m. EDT launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
03.26.10 - News conferences, events and operating hours for the news center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., are set for the upcoming launch of space shuttle Discovery.
03.26.10 - Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin a 13-day flight to the International Space Station with a launch at 6:21 a.m. EDT on April 5 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
02.21.10 - The crew of space shuttle Endeavour completed checkouts of its re-entry and landing systems Saturday and prepared for a scheduled Sunday evening landing.
02.21.10 - The astronauts onboard space shuttle Endeavour are getting ready to conclude their two-week flight to the International Space Station with a planned landing at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida tonight at 9:20 CST.
02.21.10 - Space shuttle Endeavour is home after two weeks in space, having delivered the final U.S. module and a “room with a view” to the International Space Station.
02.20.10 - Space shuttle Endeavour undocked from the International Space Station at 6:54 p.m. CST after a visit totaling nine days, 19 hours and 48 minutes.